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Message Posted: May 30, 2014 9:25:09 AM

GasBuddy Heat MapIf you're a motorist in the Great Lakes, its been a rough week at the pump. It started last week in the approach to Memorial Day as retail gasoline prices jumped to $3.85-$3.89/gal in Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio, and yesterday prices jumped to $3.99/gal in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky and $3.95/gal in Michigan. Prices also were seen jumping in Minneapolis, St. Louis, and other outlying areas in the Midwest/Great Lakes. This seems limited to this geographic area.The increases in Indiana started Tuesday, while Michigan and Ohio saw the large jumps yesterday. While Tuesday's hike in Indiana was baffling, a jump in gasoline spot prices and wholesale prices Tuesday night led us to believe that Ohio and Michigan would see a jump Wednesday, and not surprisingly, they did.The surprise was the prices that gasoline jumped to- $3.99 in Ohio, which typically sees prices spike 5-10c/gal under what prices in Michigan and Indiana rise to. This is because Ohio's gasoline taxes ar

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gasmask78
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2014 12:41:20 AM

old
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Message Posted: Sep 9, 2014 6:22:57 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Aug 15, 2014 1:35:39 AM

Welcome to the real world...
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RapMassaG
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 2:36:58 PM

Yeah, um, it's called living in a GREEDway/Speedway controlled state. We see REGULAR spikes of 20-50 cents at a time. Spike up and feather back down.
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kinggw23
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2014 1:52:57 PM

bout time
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2014 12:37:49 AM

old..
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Trucky3212
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2014 9:17:56 AM

Seems to be happening a lot lately.
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Message Posted: Jul 26, 2014 1:06:40 AM

Quite Old news...
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Message Posted: Jul 22, 2014 1:17:09 PM

old...
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 1:55:16 AM

Shl
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Old
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: Jul 20, 2014 1:54:31 AM

Uh huh
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Time will tell
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dal1
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Message Posted: Jun 28, 2014 11:13:02 AM

Here in Illinois we have jumped from $3.59 to $3.79 depending on your location but that's about the average as of today's date.
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2014 12:37:33 AM

Keep those numbers and prices coming in so we know where the CHEAP STUFF IS!
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 1:04:55 AM

Here we go again...
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2014 12:59:45 AM

keep posting prices!
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 2:45:12 PM

Combination of high gas taxes and lack of refineries.
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 1:12:57 PM

The gas prices make it hard to get errands done and go to work.
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 6:56:47 AM

Use your GasBuddy app & keep posting regularly . Together we can save at the pumps
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Message Posted: Jun 22, 2014 12:25:59 AM

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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 2:03:41 PM

No Spikes here
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Message Posted: Jun 10, 2014 6:07:30 AM

Well, GREEDway/Speedway's last spike(late last week) failed miserably. They gave up after 3 states(instead of all 6). Looks like other brands showed a little backbone this time. Happens occasionally. GREEDway tried to get everyone to jump to $3.999, again, last week. Well, I bought gas for $3.639 last night.
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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2014 8:09:33 PM

I have to agree with FATMANN below - greed - just plain ol' greed
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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2014 11:03:14 AM

Speedway is at it again in the south eastern Michigan market $399.00 a gallon fo regular gasoline as of 10:30 AM. On 6/5/2014 I guess this is a greedway gas up for the weekend just so greedy
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 6:59:03 AM

CTarp: who said anything in life is fair?
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Message Posted: Jun 4, 2014 6:58:54 AM

and some of the South... though we slightly dropped lately, it's nothing more than the drop before the next rise.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 4:23:43 PM

catching up with the west...
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lgwhitlock
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 4:23:21 PM

Catching up with the west...
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:59:21 AM

lgw: unless it's OK, the rest has been already paying a good bit already.
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 2:37:08 AM

Yup, catching up with the Northeast.
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lgwhitlock
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 8:17:13 PM

Could be they are just starting to pay what most already are...
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 8:11:06 PM

Typical, nothing new at all.
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 8:04:55 PM

Just greed!
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 5:30:46 PM

Screwed again
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:41:50 PM

OOPS forgot to make enough gas for the holiday weekend oops our big oil bad that's o.k. those stupid peasants will pay again for our " mistake " oops . oligarchy and monopoly at it's finest . democracy coming to an end with the help of those who support crooks like them kock bros. and the likes of them!
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:16:18 PM

Spike this Marathon
and all you stations
following them. I'm
not paying your $3.99.
I'll drive 20 miles with
my gas containers to
pay the cheapest price! Can you dig it!!
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frankkool
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:16:04 PM

Spike this Marathon
and all you stations
following them. I'm
not paying your $3.99.
I'll drive 20 miles with
my gas containers to
pay the cheapest price! Can you dig it!!
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strakey
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 1:44:16 PM

a greedy troglodyte says what?
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 12:23:04 PM

no kidding Sherlock!
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:42:26 AM

This is speedway causing the price increase for gasoline it's in the speedway market
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:25:49 AM

We've been over $4 for 3 months so my sympathy runs very thin here.
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:23:45 AM

that's bad
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:23:44 AM

I am still wondering where all this extra oil and gas is going?
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:18:07 AM

How often have I heard about this before?
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:16:23 AM

Oldddddd
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:16:07 AM

next
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 11:13:03 AM

Midwest hit with gas price spikes! Tornado, Hurricane, Tropical storm, somebody farted, whatever the reason - fuel prices are too high.
***Excuses, Excuses! Big Oil can charge whatever they want at the pump and we will never have any other option but to pay, pay, and pay! Use whatever reason you want and put the blame wherever you want. The price of fuel at the pump will never come down to reasonable levels, the 'fuel gods' have spoken.
***Take care of the domestic fuel market first and above all else before exporting and selling fuel or natural gas to other countries!
**Putz!! bwaaa ha ha ha !...
Drive vehicles with high mpg, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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